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Maquenque Eco-Lodge

3.0 of 5 4kms del la escuela de Boca Tapada | San Carlos,lCosta Rica, Boca Tapada 4417, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

OK,so the drive is a bit tedious -33km of dirt track - but it seems that is the norm for Costa Rica. As soon as we arrived we were aware of bright coloured birds everywhere. The restaurant/bar/common area is very close to the constantly replenished feeding stations and the bird viewing is outstanding. We had toucans less than 10ft away... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is remote with parking area and staging for short trip across a river to the gracious Lodge I had a nice large room/house with lovely views and lots of birds at nearby feeders. Not only good for birds, but we saw a crocodile and a nearby caiman, as well as a coati mundi and many interesting insects. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Oké as shown below it is not trendy or boutique (why does TripAdvisor ask?). Instead it better... It is a stunning location on a isolated spot in the middle of nature. The setup and apartments are beautiful. Scenery amazing... It's not about big animals but beautiful nature, it's diversity and everything that lives in it. The staff here is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was one of the most beautiful, remote and calm places during our trip through Costa Rica. We had a wonderful time and were sad that we weren't able to stay a night longer. The rooms are in fact small houses, each with a terrace of its own and a view over the lagoon. They are orientated in a way... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best Lodge we have visited in Costa Rica in Dezember 2014. Very friendly und helpful well informed staff. We recommand this Lodge to everybody who likes nature and silence! The bungalows have a terrace to enjoy the wilderness just be sitting there. The meals are fresh and homemade, excelent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent two days at Maquenque as part of a wildlife trip to Costa Rica. Everywhere was beautiful and full of wildlife, but I think Maquenque shaded it as my favourite. Beautiful and extensive grounds, lovely staff, canoes available to paddle in the backwaters, a cayman in the lake, a coati in the grounds.... I went on two guided trips,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We spent there 10 wonderful days and enjoyed every day of our stay. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We felt as a member of their family. Our bungalow was situated directly on a small lagoon and amongst high trees. From our terrace we could see a lot of birds and what is verz important for a photographer -... More 

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My daughter and I first visited this wonderful place in 2013, and we said then "we will return". This we did in October 2014. What a great place this is. Wildlife on your doorstop so to speak,great hospitality second to none. When we come again, (and we will), I hope it will be longer than the three nights we only... More 

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Richmond, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Maquenque Eco-Lodge was our first stop in Costa Rica and was hard to beat. Even with the periodic rains (early Nov.) the bird viewing was wonderful at the lodge and on a tour around the property. We watched the king vulture dry his wings and got a picture of the great green macaw eating an almond. Our cabin was clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Realy Nice place to be far away to it all. Hotel in good conditions , inside reserve And very clean. In my opinion if you go There take a hairdryer because the place is very humid And if you wash your hair at night you Will stay all night with your hair wet . The hotel should have it. The... More 

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Address: 4kms del la escuela de Boca Tapada | San Carlos,lCosta Rica, Boca Tapada 4417, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Boca Tapada
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Hotel Class:3 star — Maquenque Eco-Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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